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. hoping no community has to endure newtown's heartbreak again. in washington, ktvu channel 2 news. >> shame on the nra! >> reporter: code pink protesters disrupted that rifle association press conference in wash wash twice. demonstrators held up signs saying nra, blood on your hands and the nra is killing our kids. critics are blasting today's response about making schools safer. ahead in 9 minutes bay area educators tell fuss more guns would -- teleus more guns would better protect our students -- tell us more guns would better protect our students. >>> a twist on the gun buy back next month. in addition to purchases guns from residents authorities will buy back violent video games. >> you just don't need to have hathat kind of carnage exposed to our young people. and, it -- it will open up the dialogue, i hope, with families to know what is going on. >> the marin gun and buy back is set for january 15th. martin luther king junior's birthday. the video games will be destroyed. >>> in the south bay, the police say they arrested a woman with connection to a deadly home invasion ro
measures and plans today. washington high increased security in the halls, along with placing guards at the front doors. the superintendent says more fences and locks won't stop someone intent on entering the school. >> it's not about stuff. it's about people knowing what they need to do, having a well-informed student body that feels comfortable coming guard. >> counselors were made available at some schools today. >>> the shooting has rei can nated the be-- reignited the issue over gun control. >> in light of the connecticut shooting, this is really an appropriate way of dealing with a tragedy that i hope will never happen again. >> a state senator says he'll reintroduce a bill to outlaw bullet buttons. he said the bill would close a loop local that exists in the assault weapon band. we talked to an instructor at a firing range today who said he favors background checks. >> we want people without issues to be able to get a gun if they choose to have one. >> a similar bill was introduced in colorado but failed to pass. >>> leaders in san francisco say that a gun buy back program ove
speaker john boehner inching towards a deal to head off the fiscal cliff. we have a report from washington on how close the two sides are in raising taxes and cutting spending. >>> president obama and speaker boehner are only a few hundred millions dollars apart. the congressional republicans should take his latest offer. >> there has been a lot of posturing on capitol hill instead of just going ahead and getting stuff done. we have been wasting time. >> boehner has spend the last two days trying to tell his fellow republicans on what is call plan b, a backup bill for anyone learning less than one million dollars a year in case the president and speaker fail to reach a broader deal. >> they are thinking about voteing to raise taxes at least on folk over a million which they say they don't want to do. but they are going to reject spending cuts that they say they do want to do. that defies logic. >>> the speaker says he has offered a backup plan because the president's latest proposal is too lopsided. >> the president's offer of $1.3 trillion in revenues and $850 billion in spending reductio
of the e pedestrians who were hurt. >>> now to washington where house republicans abruptly canceled the vote on the gop fiscal cliff back up plan. house speaker john boehner said it did not have suffer votes to pass. lawmakers now have 11 days to avoid tax increases on all taxpayers along with across the board cuts in programs. speaker boehner said he plans to call the president and try to hammer something out. no action is expected until after christmasful. >> some positive economic news as u.s. home sales jumped to the highest levels in three days. the national association of realtors says the number of homes sold rose over 5 million last month. that's an increase of 14.5% from a year ago. low mortgage raising and rising employment. 5.5million indicates a healthy housing market. >> a late rally left -- the dow gained 59 points thanks in part to new numbers indicating stronger growth last quarter. nasdaq rose 6 points. numbers from the labor department today show requests for jobless benefits rose 361,000 americans applied for unemployment. the increase reverses four straight weeks
couples got licenses 400 marriage licenses in seattle alone. washington has a three day waiting period. earliest will be sunday. >>> it's considering closing store is having a ripple effect. the concerns are running especially high in one neighborhood where there are few other options. >> it took years to get a high quality grocery store to come here. now less than 18 months after it opened, fresh and easy may be closing. >> we fought hard to have it hard. >> the company who evens it announced that because of poor financial service it's looking to sell the chain. all 200 stores in california, nevada, and arizona could simply shut down. >> it would be disappointing. >> disappointing because it has the highest of -- fresh and easy is about the only large grocery store that sells fresh fruits and vegetables. >> the food in the neighborhood is not healthy food. a lot of processed a packaged food. >> the prices are good. >> the ground breaking was a major city event. >> we start something that's supposed to help our community and then it leaves. >> if it does close, community leaders will t
on this federal parkland so they're taking the u.s. government to court. >> this is washington dc who ignored the will of the people around the bay area. >> kevin got a call from u.s. interior secretary ken salazar last week. the secretary had toured the farm but decided to let the 40-year lease expire on november 30th. the national park service bought the land in 1972. salazar now wants to move ahead with plans kongs laid out then to potentially make it a marine wilderness area, the only one on the west coast outside alaska. >> there are environmental consequences. no doubt if a boat goes across the bay, but there are also environmental attributes given by the shellfish. >> lenny filed a lawsuit yesterday asking the u.s. district court of northern california to set aside and hold unlawful secretary salazar's november decision. the lawsuit also requests the park service grant them a ten-year special use permit. >> we have eight or ten million oysters out there at different stages of dwropment. if we have to shut our doors in 90 days, all that food has to be destroyed. >> the drakes bay oyster
rates to go up for the top 2% that include all of you, ewhy. >> the bet business leaders in washington, d.c. after word he spoke by phone john boehner. they provide new details to the conversation. the republican plans include $60 billion in spending cuts to federal healthcare programs. >> we have to cut spending and i believe it's appropriate to put rev news on the. >> speaker boehner says his plan will bring in $800 million in new tax revenue. >>> on wall street stocks closed mix. nasdaq fell by 22. led by apple. analyst today suggests am could lose ground to competing android products. >>> big cuts coming to cityback. 11,000 jobs worldwide. that'll save more than a billion dollars a year in expense. bank plans to scale back consumer operation in other country. not sure how many jobs cut in the u.s. >>> and the annual tree lighting ceremony. >>> the tree lying with a help of ten-year-old boy who has autism. the tree is a 50-footal white fir. it's decorated with onments made by disabled children and adults. >>> and more one wanted pets are coming in and fewer being adopted but a new i
to be in washington for a training session for gun violence prevention groups. our viewers are responding to the tragedy on our facebook page. one comment reads "my heart is so broken. i can not stop crying at the thought of what happened and how the families feel. all of the other student his to experience. it is such a devastating thing." visit ktvu channel 2 facebook page to leave your own condolences for the victims in the shooting by posting your comments on our wall. >>> today's events are hard to understand for just anyone. but what do you say about today's shooting to aa young child? experts advising parents on how to handle the issue. >>> and other news, what closed part of a busy bay area mall on one of the busiest shopping days of the season? >>> picking up a few sprinkles as we head towards the weekend. sprinkles in the forecast. the latest computer model when i come back look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to downl
mitch. >> the capitol is as dreary as the washington weather. negotiation ors and the president are back to work. >> at the very least, let's agree on what we already agree on. an olive branch to the gop including the bay area's google and apple now suggesting cutting corporate tax rates. they are among the world's highest. avoid $2 billion in taxs last year. >> corporations are a little little --ed because they're not sure the extent to which they would be eliminated. >> he is optimistic about a deal. what seems ncdly likely according to congressional staffers i talked with today is to allow the country to go over that fiscal cliff. that would allow hard lying republicans to have lower taxes. >> to apiece voters. great. >> so called it low form of chay in an begans. >> i think it would be horrible. i think i don't think it's fair to the american people. >> with 2 million people on the verge of losing their unemployment benefits, there are too many lives at stake if we don't get it before the end of the year. >> the ceo of star, bucks is sending a message. writing come together on the co
the same thing is mind boggling to them. and it needs to stop. >> reporter: in washington,. >>> on wall street, stocks went lower for a 5th day. the dow industrials fell 128 points closing below 13,000, the nasdaq was 25 points lowerrism the price of milk could double if congress and the president -- >>> the -- lower. >>> the price of milk could double if congress and the president do not get it passed. making it it $6 to $8. wheat and corn would not be effected until the spring growing season but those crops face similar issues. >>> amazon says it it had a green christmas. the retailer said holiday sales were the biggest ever. amazon said they had several record-setting days including cybermonday when customers ordered 26.5 million products. ins is tagram lost a quarter of the daily use ers. facebook -- users. base book -- facebook bought it last year. >>> it is now the law in russia, u.s. families are no longer allowed to adopt russian children. the law was signed into law today. it is in retaliation of u.s. law for human right abusers there. a crushing blow for would-be parents here
roaring back. the part evens triumphed winning the military bull in washington dc. robert found that fans are savering this victory. >> usa, state football fans show up often at the pizza company downtown especially -- but today with the team taking on bulling green in the military bull, it was harder to find a seat. >> we haven't got our bull game sense tuesday. we had a great year. >> they watched the team go from 1-12 two seasons to the success and saw their head coach take a job with colorado. >> i'm proud of them and how far they've come and they believed in themselves first and they've turned everyone else into believeers. >> there were more believeers as the game went on. >> inside the 10, wow. >> i think it's a sweet and sz of the sport's program and we'll showing good things. >> it came down to the last few minutes butzk. as it has almostl year, san jose state came out the winner. >> it was amazing and nerve wracking. >> i'm thrilled to be an sparten and still going to san jose state. >> san jose state have challenges ahead, a new coach and new conference but now it goes forward
. >> a new grass roots group new town united sent a delegation to washington tuesday to meet with the brady campaign to prevent gun violence and families of the victims of the 1999 shooting. >> these people here before you because they refuse to be statistics. they've been through hell and back and don't want it to happen to the rest of you. >> more de tails emerge on the shootings. nancy lanza was shot in the head four times as she slept while adam lanza is believed to have shot himself in the head. law enforcement officials are saying at this point they haven't been able to gather any evidence from that computer that was found smashed at lanza's home. in newtown, connecticut, tori, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in the east bay city of albany, people gathered this evening at the ka bob restaurant to remember the victims of the shootings in newtown. the man whose brother was gunned down in richmond organized this candle light vigil. he said last week's shooting brought back painful memories for him. >>> the nation's largest gun rise organization issued a statement today regarding the killings fr
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